June Pointer Dies

June Pointer, 52, died of cancer in Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center April 12th.

The youngest of The Pointer Sisters, June died “in the arms of her sisters, Ruth and Anita, and her brothers, Aaron and Fritz, by her side,” according to a family statement.

The Pointer Sisters’ hits include “I’m So Excited,” “Fire,” “Jump (For My Love)” and “Slow Hand.”

Anita and Ruth still perform under the group’s name with Ruth’s daughter, Issa Pointer, as the trio’s newest member.